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February 28, 2003

Miyamoto D.I.C.E. Roundtable Highlights GC

by Steven Rodriguez - 2:52 pm PST
Total comments: 17

What's this? Donkey Kong, mystery developers, and Britney Spears? A must-read article filled with need-to-know information!

Billy just called in from Las Vegas with an update on the D.I.C.E. Roundtable, which included Shigeru Miyamoto. We managed to wring out some interesting information from the legend for you, so check out the highlights:

Miyamoto had confirmed to us what he had said before and what Konami had said... Read more...

Silicon Knights Update GC

by Jonathan Metts - 11:04 am PST
Total comments: 11 Source: Silicon Knights

We interviewed Denis Dyack at D.I.C.E. Here are a few snippets.

PGC got the chance to speak with Silicon Knights president Denis Dyack this morning in Las Vegas. The full interview will be posted later this weekend, but here are a few choice selections:

Silicon Knights is currently working on multiple titles. Dyack would not say exactly how many there are.

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February 27, 2003

Sega Buyout Talks Re-emerge

by Steven Rodriguez - 10:05 pm PST
Total comments: 18 Source: Yahoo/Dow Jones

Microsoft is still in the mix, of course, but a new player has come to the rumor party this time around.

Although the company has been profiting lately, the fact is that Sega is still pretty deep in red ink. Though hints of someone scooping up Sega have been dropped ever since it pulled out of the hardware business, another article has popped up suggesting that Sega is in for a buyout soon.

Microsoft... Read more...

AIAS Winners from D.I.C.E.! GC

by Jonathan Metts - 10:03 pm PST
Total comments: 24

Find out what games on Nintendo systems won awards tonight at the "Oscars" of gaming.

Billy just phoned in from Las Vegas with a live update on the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences award winners. Following is a list of all winners that have appeared or will soon appear on GameCube or GBA.

Console Game of the Year - Splinter Cell

Handheld Game of the Year - Metroid Fusion

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Metal Gear Solid on GameCube - CONFIRMED

by Jonathan Metts - 6:15 pm PST
Total comments: 26 Source: Official Konami Website

Konami's website confirms that a Metal Gear Solid game is in development for GameCube.

An administrator at Konami's website's official message boards has confirmed that recent rumors of a Metal Gear Solid title for GameCube are indeed true.

I might as be the first to tell you all. I can tell you that YES, just as Mr. Miyamoto stated, a metal gear game for the GC is in development, but honestly, that is all the info that is available.

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New GC Dev Tools from SN Systems GC

by Jonathan Metts - 9:20 am PST
Source: SN Systems Press Release

GameCube developers now have a new resource to help them tune up their games.

"ProDG Plus" for Nintendo GameCube

BRISTOL, UK: 24th February 2003

SN Systems will be exhibiting on stand 1022 at GDC 2003 where they will be presenting their latest product "ProDG Plus" for Nintendo GameCube.

Going one step further than its ProDG predecessor, ProDG Plus unites two... Read more...

February 26, 2003

Square Unveils Seiken Densetsu for GBA GBA

by Jonathan Metts - 12:17 pm PST
Total comments: 8 Source: Official Square Website

The precursor to Secret of Mana is getting a major revival and overhaul on Game Boy Advance.

Although Seiken Densetsu for GBA was announced a while back, and there have been a few screens released, no one really knew much about the game until now. Square has updated its Japanese website with plenty of new info on the game, plus some new media that we'll try to have uploaded soon.

According... Read more...

February 25, 2003

Network Play in Pikmin 2? GC

by Jonathan Metts - 9:15 pm PST

The screenshots are trying to tell you something.

Multiplayer has been just about the only sure thing regarding Pikmin 2 since the game was first confirmed a few months ago. Most people assumed the feature would manifest in a split-screen mode, and sure enough, the first set of screenshots released include a look at the horizontal split-screen mode... Read more...

THQ needs your help to help shape WrestleMania XIX GC

by Rick Powers - 8:57 pm PST
Total comments: 4 Source: THQ

Did you find WrestleMania X8 for GameCube disappointing? If so, put your mind to work and tell THQ how to make the game better!

THQ is asking for WWE fans to help out, and give constructive feedback to help shape future WWE Wrestling games.

Specifically, they want to you to rank the importance of certain features in wrestling games, which features you liked best in SmackDown: Shut Your Mouth (for PS2, if you played it), What you thought of certain new features in the game, and what you'd like to see most in the future.

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What's going on with Zelda Pre-Orders GC

by Rick Powers - 5:43 pm PST
Total comments: 14

Rumors are swirling that stores are running out of Bonus Discs and that Nintendo is ending the pre-order campaign. What's going on?

We've heard for the past week and a half all of the rumors and complaints from gamers and retailers alike that Nintendo is ending the pre-order campaign for The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and that retailers like GameStop have run out of the bonus disc and are being told not to expect any more.

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